What is meant by Degreeing the Camshaft, and why is it necessary?

The phrase "Degreeing the Cam" means you are making sure the camshaft's position in the engine coincides with that of the crankshaft, so that their rotations are synchronized. This is the only way you will know if the rise and fall of the pistons properly matches the opening and closing of the valves, so the engine runs efficiently. A few degrees of misalignment (advanced or retarded) can affect the engine's...​
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